Kristian Koželj (born 1984) is a Slovenian poet, actor, and mentor to young artists. His poems and essays have been published in distinguished literature magazines in Slovenia and abroad. He published his first book of poems Muzej zaključenih razmerij (Museum of Broken Relationships) in 2018. He has been a member of Brothers Vajevec Actors’ Studio in Ljubljana since 2012.He is recipient of several awards, among others the national award for the best essay awarded by the prominent Slovenian magazine for literature Sodobnost in 2018 and vitez poezije (knight of poetry) award in 2021. In 2018 he founded an international festival for poetry and performance Izrekanja and has been its artistic director since.